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DVD

abbrevation for digital video disk, an optical computer disk that is used to digitally store large graphic and video content in two layers (gold and silver). A DVD can hold many gigabytes of information. Commercial DVDs contain entire motion pictures or other video data. Compare compact disc.

DVD

Digital versatile disk, digital video disk Informatics An optical disk capable of storing ≥ 4 GB of audiovisual data. Cf CD.

DVD,

n the acronym for digital versatile disk or digital video disk. A high-density compact disk for storing large amounts of data, especially high-resolution audio-video material.
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And like Pioneer's original write-once DVD-R format, disks recorded in the DVD-RW format are specified to be readable in most of today's DVD-Video players and DVD-ROM drives.
Philips is proud to expand its DVD-Video line with the Philips Magnavox 420AT DVD-Video player," said Harris.
0 compliant) and the user can choose to upscale the picture resolution to as much as 1920x1080i when connected to a HD display for delivery of the highest quality digital images from standard definition DVD-Video.
Companywide, Sony remains fully committed to extending DVD-Video's appeal to consumers by leveraging its flagship DVD-Video players and collection of classic and cutting-edge movies and musical performances," Fidler said.
If they don't have a DVD burner, they can use DVD Copy 3 to backup their DVD-Videos to CDs in the VCD, SVCD or DivX CD format.
The DTS Pro Series encoders provide the only 96kHz multi-channel audio solution for video content on DVD-Video and DVD-Audio discs.
AuthorScript also incorporates Sonic's SmartStyles(TM) technology, which replicates the same "look and feel" of the Media Center Edition user interface in the DVD-Video disc menus, giving users a consistent and familiar experience when they play the DVDs they create.
Both encoders can be used to create multi-channel DTS soundtracks for DVD-Audio, DVD-Video and 5.
Dolby Digital Plus offers bit-rate and channel extendibility and is an extension of the popular Dolby Digital format, which is the audio standard for DVD-Video worldwide and North American high-definition television (HDTV).
AuthorScript contains modules for converting video and audio data into DVD and VCD-compliant MPEG streams, formatting and burning DVD-Video and Video CD projects, data mastering for CD-ROMs and DVD-ROMs, music CD ripping and burning, PVR recording, and DVD-Video and Video CD playback.
The software adds support for JavaScript, Macromedia Flash MX 2004 content and DVD-video playback, while offering the ability to create projector files for both Mac and Windows platforms.
The picture quality is as good as live TV and the DVD-Video disc can carry multi-channel digital sound.